Google Play Music

Play Music subscribers to get YouTube Music Key too

When Google announced YouTube Music Key, a streaming music video service they are introducing to the market, they also said that those who will be paying for the monthly subscription will also get a Google Play Music along with it. But what about if what was the other way around? Do Play Music subscribers also get the newest streaming as well? Well, we got our answer late last week, as existing Play Music account holders received an email that they will be automatically have YouTube Music Key as well, without paying more.

8 more countries can now access Google Play Movies

Do people still go to actual movie theaters? Do people still watch TV on the actual TV set? Some would say there are still "old school" media consumers who prefer to access their movies and TV shows in its original format. But a lot would say that digital content has already eclipsed movie tickets and TV viewership, or at least it's getting there. Google Play Movies continues to expand its reach of bringing this digital videos to your Android devices, and now 8 more countries have been added to their list.

Google Play Music opens its doors to more European countries

As music streaming services continue to "take over" our listening habits, the battle for dominance becomes not just about their catalogue, but also their availability in specific regions and countries. Spotify has done a stellar job with expanding its reach, but Google Play Music and All Access are slowly catching up. They've added 13 more countries that can now access their extensive offerings, bringing the total to 58 countries (well, 57 for All Access).

Google Play Music gets Material Design, curated mood music

Material Design is all around us, and of course Google products have been slowly been updating its products in order to match the new look of the upcoming Android Lollipop. This week it's the turn of Google Play Music to get an overhaul, but it's not just the look that gets a major tweaking, but rather, the way you listen to music as well. They are now offering "radio stations" that have been tailor-fit to your current activity or mood, thanks to a recent acquisition that supposedly makes curating music easier.

Google Play Music might have removed deauthorization limit

Just a couple of months after they clarified issues regarding the deauthorization rules and device limits on its Play Music, it seems that Google might have backtracked once again. Several users have reported that they have been able to deauthorize their devices beyond the limit set by Google just last August. No word yet if this is a "final ruling" or if they are just experimenting with regards to the limits set on devices that are authorized or deauthorized to use Play Music.

Google Play Music now available in Brazil, Uruguay

Google Play Music is now accessible in Uruguay and Brazil. The two have been added to the long list of countries getting the service. This means audiophiles who live in the south of Equator can now back up their music album to Google’s servers and access them from any mobile device or web browser.